Hark! ten thousand harps and voices
Hark! ten thousand harps and voices. Thomas Kelly* (1769-1855).
According to JJ, p. 488, this was first published in Kelly’s Hymns on Various Passages of Scripture (Second Edition, Dublin, 1806) in seven 6-line stanzas. It was headed ‘Let all the Angels of God worship him. Heb. 1.6.’:
Hark ten thousand harps and voices, Sound the note of praise above! Jesus reigns, and heav’n rejoices: Jesus reigns the God of love: See, he sits on yonder throne; Jesus rules the world alone.
Well may angels bright and glorious, Sing the praises of the Lamb; While on earth, he proved victorious; Now, he bears a matchless name: Well may angels sing of him, Heav’n supplies no richer theme.
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